Senior Communications Business Partner- Internal/ External

Location
North West London/ Home Counties
Salary
£60-£85K DOE
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
30 Jun 2019
Ref
CK888048
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A leading construction and infrastructure business are looking for a Senior Communications Manager to join their striving team! You will be partnering with the senior management teams of designated operating units to provide strategic and tactical communications guidance and support. You will have overall responsibility for the internal and external communications and will be part of the communications leadership team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop robust relationships with senior management
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the operating units’ business strategy and provide communications guidance and support to the operating units’ leadership teams
  • Develop a robust communications strategy – internal communications focusing on thought leadership, change and engagement communications (50% of the role)
  • Ensure due process is followed for formal project communications, such as stock market releases and media releases
  • Content creation for UK channels
  • Manage media relations activity (50% of the role)- maintain relationships with relevant journalists/ media training/ crisis and issues management
  • Direct and manage the creation of marketing communications material to a high standard
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the other senior communications business partners to ensure a level of consistency in communications

Requirements:

  • Experience of working with senior executives and the ability to engage with senior colleagues
  • Excellent external senior stakeholder engagement skills
  • Have the ability to combine strong strategic thinking with hands-on implementation
  • Senior level internal communications experience essential
  • Media relations/ external communications experience
  • Be able to develop and evolve existing communications channels, and implement new ones
  • Excellent written skills, and the ability to write for a variety of media channels
  • A can-do, positive attitude
  • Calm, measured and flexible

If this sounds like the role for you, send your CV to April@jflrecruit.com for more information! 

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